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How many varieties of pomegranate are there?
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Furthermore, which is the best variety of pomegranate?
Sienevyi has large, soft seeded fruit, sweet in flavor much like a watermelon. The skin is pink with dark purple arils. This is one of the most popular of the pomegranate tree types. Parfianka is another soft seeded variety with bright red skin and pink arils that are extremely juicy with a flavor akin to wine.
Also, how do I identify a pomegranate tree? Pomegranates have glossy, dark green leaves and slender thorny branches. Pomegranate flowers have crinkled petals and can range in color from pale pink to bright orange-red. The fruits have a smooth, leathery skin and are shaped like a slightly flattened sphere; they range in color from pinkish-yellow to purplish-red.
Also, do all pomegranates have 613 seeds?
In Jewish tradition, pomegranates are supposed to have exactly 613 seeds. This is because of the 613 commandments of the Torah. Pomegranate seed counts range from 165 to 1370 in this study's samples. The average was actually 613, so the Rabbis were on to something.
How many seeds are there in an average pomegranate?
The number of seeds in a pomegranate can vary from 200 to about 1,400.